Friday, November 29, 2013

20 Quick Tips to Help You Quit Smoking

 Quitting isn’t easy, Here are 20 tips proven to help.
 1.   Believe in yourself. Believe that you can quit. Think about some of the most difficult things you have done in your life and realize that you have the guts and determination to quit smoking. It’s up to you.
2.    After reading this list, sit down and write your own list, customized to your personality and way of doing things. Create you own plan for quitting.

 3.   Write down why you want to quit (the benefits of quitting): live longer, feel better, for your family, save money, smell better, find a mate more easily, etc. You know what’s bad about smoking and you know what you’ll get by quitting. Put it on paper and read it daily.
 4.   Ask your family and friends to support your decision to quit. Ask them to be completely supportive and non-judgmental. Let them know ahead of time that you will probably be irritable and even irrational while you withdraw from your smoking habit.

5.    Set a quit date. Decide what day you will extinguish your cigarettes forever. Write it down. Plan for it. Prepare your mind for the “first day of the rest of your life”. You might even hold a small ceremony when you smoke you last cigarette, or on the morning of the quit date.
  6.  Talk with your doctor about quitting. Support and guidance from a physician is a proven way to better your chances to quit.... more ..